Tag: Street vendors

It’s a hard life for street vendors
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It’s a hard life for street vendors

July 9, 2019

Mysuru: It has been nearly five years since 57-year-old Sannamma migrated from a remote village in H.D. Kote. She ekes out a living by selling green leaves and vegetables on Sayyaji Rao Road, a major shopping centre in the city. She has to sustain three children who live with her in a shack at Kalyanagiri….

Evict street vendors from footpaths, demand Corporators
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Evict street vendors from footpaths, demand Corporators

July 9, 2019

Mysuru: On the one hand, street vendors face harassment by Police and money lenders, on the other hand is the constant threat of eviction by Municipal authorities. There has been a constant demand to evict footpath vendors making a clear way for pedestrians.  At the Council Meeting of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) held yesterday,…

Vending Leadership on the Streets
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Vending Leadership on the Streets

March 11, 2019

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam In a world obsessed with sports, politics and the economy, it is easy to see why most of us view and describe successful people in these sectors as ‘leaders’ today. The default understanding is that such people are ‘special’ and endowed with qualities that make them successful leaders. It is such…

Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach
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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach

November 24, 2018

By Prof. P.K. Misra Street vendors in a growing modern Indian city is an interesting and challenging phenomenon as it throws up many significant questions for which we do not have informed explanations. There is hardly any systematic and reliable data on them. For the people whom they serve they are customary strangers. For urban…

Street Vendors to get GPS-enabled licence, ID cards
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Street Vendors to get GPS-enabled licence, ID cards

November 4, 2018

Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is all set to distribute street vending licences with Quick Response (QR) Code and GPS-enabled vending licences and identity cards to all street vendors in city. The MCC has already conducted a survey of street vendors based on the directives from the State government to facilitate the extension of facilities provided…

Street vendors asked to submit documents for ID cards
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Street vendors asked to submit documents for ID cards

October 28, 2018

Mysuru: Based on the direction of the State Government, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has launched a survey of street vendors on Sep.22, 2018, for issuance of ID cards and Vending License with QR Code and GPS. As such, all street vendors should submit required documents such as BPL card, Aadhaar card, caste certificate, Bank…

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